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Blackberry: tasty fruit that dirty hands

Blackberry, a fruit made from berries gathered, may be blackberries (genus Rovus) or mulberries (usually Morus alba, a round, small mulberry whose color can vary from white to black and Morus nigra with an oblong shape, black or dark red color). 127 more words

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Epazote: not just for enchiladas

Epazote is a popular herb used by the Mexican and Central American natives since ancient times, known more often as “wormseed” for its use as a remedy for… 141 more words

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Nuts about......

One of the things that makes me happy is food. ¬†And I’m learning that not all food is created equal! It’s been said “If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was MADE in a plant, don’t eat it.” 172 more words

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Ostrich egg: proteins with little cholesterol

The eggs of ostrich (Struthio camelus), an African bird, have an oval shape, white and grainy and a taste similar to chicken but more intense. 128 more words

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Daikon: the root of wasabi


The Japanese radish (Raphanus sativus), or daikon, is the plant from which we get the now well known wasabi sauce (usually served with sushi, with its bright green color), a strong flavor with a hint of spice. 125 more words

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Macro-Nutrient Ratios and Body Composition

Macro-Nutrient Ratios

The world of fitness sees many ideas regarding proper macro-nutrient ratios. But just like the rest of a fitness regimen, macro-nutrient ratios must be tailored to an individual based on their body type, fitness goals and metabolic profile. 308 more words

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Foods That Help Seniors Fight Insomnia

As people age it’s natural for their sleep patterns to change. Seniors often rise earlier or become more tired throughout the day. Sleep may also not be as deep and thereby not as effective at staving off feelings of fatigue. 519 more words